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Hulton Colliery Explosion Relief Fund, Manchester
Hulton Colliery Explosion Relief Fund, Manchester
1910-1945
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Minutes, Correspondence and miscellaneous papersPlace:/Middle Hulton/Deane/Lancashire/England
Title:
Hulton Colliery Explosion Relief Fund, Manchester
Date of work:
1910-1945
Reference number:
GB127.M122
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
On 21 December 1910 344 men and boys were killed in an explosion at the Pretoria Pit, Hulton Colliery. The Lord Mayors of Manchester and Liverpool and the Mayor of Bolton set up separate relief funds, which on 25 Feb. 1911 they agreed should be administered by a General Committee, consisting of themselves, the Mayors of Bury, Wigan and Leigh, the Chairman of Westhoughton U.D.C., twenty nominees of the existing Bolton Committee and ten nominees each of the Liverpool and Manchester Committees. The Mayor of Bolton was made Treasurer and the Town Clerk of Bolton Hon. Sec.
Source:
These papers of the Manchester Committee were passed to the Library by the Town Clerk in Sept. 1971.
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
General notes:
Arrangement:Arranged by function
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7189664
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